Systems Oriented Design

The designerly way to work with systems

The main mission of Systems Oriented Design is to build the designers own interpretation and implementation of systems thinking so that systems thinking can fully benefit from design thinking and practice and so that design thinking and practice can fully benefit from systems thinking.

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Adrian Paulsen at TEDx

Tusday 27th August 2013




Adrian Paulsen who is a designer at HALOGEN and a former student of Service Design and Systems Oriented Design at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design is giving a TEDx talk in Stavanger

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To understand cultural differences

12th August 2013

 Linda Blaasværs master thesis project "Understanding Cultural Differences" got a price from Norsk Form The Foundation for Design and Architecture in Norway.

Please read more here: >>>>>

Unfortunately they have not translated this to their English site.


SOD used in strategic development of research commercialisation

The Norwegian Design Council, The Norwegian Research Council and Celerway have produced a video that showcases the application of SOD in the development of a strategy for the commercialisation of research results.




Norwegian Research Council

Norwegian Design Council

Winning project on TV2

2nd May 2013

The award winning project Design for Dignity in a Sexual Assoult Responce System was reported on by the Norwegian TV2

See the film here: >>>>>

Symposium Deadline is expanded

27th April 2013

The Deadline for abstract submission to the RSTD2 symposium is expanded to 15th May

We are looking forward to your contributions!

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